Alberta Workforce Strategies Grant | Funding for Alberta Business Owners

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In support of Alberta’s economic recovery, the province has announced a Workforce Strategies Grant to provide funding of up to $1.5M per project that addresses labour and skills shortages. This program aims to support organizations with innovative solutions to assist Albertans with developing new skills and to help employers and industry to grow their workforce. […]

Alberta Jobs Now Program | Third Intake Update

The Alberta Jobs Now Program is providing up to $370 million to support private and non-profit businesses in getting Albertans back to work throughout and following the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers can apply for funding that will offset the cost of hiring and training staff for new or vacant positions. The program is in it’s third […]

Supply Chain Relief Financing

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BDC is now offering Supply Chain Relief Financing of between $100K-$500K for businesses affected by supply chain issues. This funding helps cover operational cash flow needs related to supply chain disruptions. Features of this funding include: Up to 12 months for principal payment postponement No penalty for repaying your loan early   Financing can be […]

CEBA Loan Repayment Deadline Extension


The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) program has provided interest-free, partially forgivable loans to almost 1 million businesses and non-profit organizations to help navigate the ongoing pandemic. To support short-term economic recovery as the pandemic continues, the Canadian government has announced that the repayment deadline for CEBA loans to qualify for partial loan forgiveness is […]

Protect Your Business from Cyber Security Threats

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Small businesses unfortunately make great targets for cyber security threats. For most business owners, it’s not a question of if an incident will take place, but when it will. There are many ways to protect your business from potential risks and threats, and to prepare your response plan for when an incident occurs. YEGBiz hosted […]

A Business Advisory Group to Fulfill Your Business Improvement Resolution

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Have you committed to a New Year’s resolution to improve your business in 2022? The Phoenix Board Advisory Group will help you fulfill it. Zig Ziglar, a well-known author and speaker believed that a “lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” He also said, “I don’t […]

Alberta Jobs Now Program | Second and Third Intake Update

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The Alberta Jobs Now Program is in it’s second intake period as of November 10, 2021 until available funding is allocated. A third intake period will be announced shortly. The Alberta Jobs Now Program is providing up to $370 million to support private and non-profit businesses to help get Albertans back to work while the […]

Restrictions Exemption Program Implementation Grant for Alberta Businesses

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If your business is participating in Alberta’s Restrictions Exemption Program, you may be eligible for a one-time payment of $2000 to help offset the cost of implementing the program. To be eligible, an Albertan organization must be: on the list of eligible in-scope operators (restaurants, bars and hotels are the most common of these) implementing […]

How CRA Contacts You

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Phone scammers continue to call individuals pretending to be employees of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in order to trick them into making payments. To ensure you don’t fall victim to these types of scams, it is important that you know when and how the CRA might contact you. A common reason the CRA might […]